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Entry requirements

This course is for nurses, midwives and other professionals in health and social care contexts such as the voluntary sector, managers, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), physiotherapists, and nutritionists. You will need to have achieved 120 credits at SCQF level 7, and 120 credits at level 8 (or equivalent) which is normally demonstrated by your professional qualification.

If you are a UK nurse with a 300 credit DipHE / HND, this already contains 60 credits at SCQF Level 9. You may be able to use these credits as the equivalent of 60 credits towards your Dundee BSc top-up degree. This would mean you would only need to complete one optional module instead of three. If you wish to apply for this, you will need to submit a Recognition of Prior Informal Learning (RPIL) claim alongside your course application.

English language requirements

You do not need to prove your knowledge of English if you are a national of certain countries.

IELTS Academic

Overall

6.5

Writing

6.0

Listening

6.0

Reading

6.0

Speaking

6.0

Other English language qualifications

We also accept other English language qualifications. Choose from the list of English language tests for your country below.

Overall

62

Writing

60

Listening

59

Reading

59

Speaking

59

Further information on English language qualifications

Don’t meet the English language requirements?

Pre-sessional English for international students

If you hold a conditional offer and have not yet met the English entry requirements for a degree course at the University, we can help you with our pre-sessional English courses.

Learn more about our pre-sessional English courses.

Questions? Need help?

Contact our Health Sciences enquiry team

+44 (0)1382 388534

healthsciences-postqualifying@dundee.ac.uk